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after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is believed -- chapten who is believed to have drawn -- captain who is believed to have drowned. in new jersey, the scope of the damage became clear. much of the jersey shore is reduced to piles of sand, water and debris. boats flung from marinas. today people remembered what they endurate and what they lost -- endured and what they lost. >> life and death situation. >> no power. no help. i felt helpless. >> i don't ever think it will be the same. >> chris christie said the state's job is to move from saving lives to rebuilding. >> in new york city commuters struggled to return to work. some service has been restored but 9 subway lines remain shut down today. passengers had to wait in long lines to catch a bus and many walked in. much of manhattan remains in the dark and on staten island they continue to search for two little boys who wer
will take you inside a local military base that is sending help to victims of super storm sandy. >>> good afternoon, i am tori campbell. in many parts of the northeast they are still reeling from the devastation of sandy. the national death toll from the storm is now 81 and in new jersey the hardest hit state the death toll has climbed to at least 14. more than 1 million new jersey power customers are still without electricity. the national guard is stepping in to help thousands of residents left trapped in the floodwaters. >> i was very nervous, we were wearing our vest inside the house. if it came up another foot and a half or a big wave came in it would have been devastating. >> recovery efforts could take months with estimates in the billions. >>> a major gas shortage is sweeping there as the east coast tries to get back to normal drivers are waiting in long lines for gas. some customers say they waited for an hour or more in mile long lines, 1 man said he wanted for 45 minutes, he was almost at the front when the station ran out of gas. >>> help is on the way from the bay area to the
's in addition to 69 people killed in the caribbean before hurricane sandy moved north. drivers in parts of new york and new jersey waited in long lines again today for gas. in someplacing, you see, lines stretch for three to four miles. some stations ran out of gas, while dozening of drivers were waiting. authorities say more than half of all gasoline stations in the new york and new jersey area are shut down, due to power outages or storm damage. >>> sunday's new york city mayor none was canceled today. new york city mayor michael bloomberg made the announcement just hours after he promised the race would go on despite the damage. estimated 40,000 runners from around the world had been expected to take part in that marathon. the race had been scheduled to start in staten island, which is one of the hardest hit areas from this week's storm. >>> and in 7 minutes, staten island residents say they have been left behind in relief efforts, and we asked california senator barbara boxer about what's being done, and if help is getting to those that need it. >>> four days before the election, new unemp
the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how their relief effort is helping people get the supplies they need coming up at 7:17. >> it's hard to imagine we had warm weather just at the beginning of the week. >> short time. >> already another cold morning and rosemary watching the temperatures for us. will it warm up? >> it'll feel a lot like what we
of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do. >>> good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just
republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot applications has been extended until the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help the storm victims out east. dozens of military personnel left travis air force pace yesterday. they are bringing in much needed supplies including generators. more than three dozen local red cross volunteers are heading to the northeast. they are also have been conducting blood drives for victims of sand
storm sandy. searchers have found the bodies of two boys swept out of their mother's arms on monday. now the family lost electricity at their home so the mother tried to drive to a relative's house. but her car was soon trapped by the raging waters. well they got out of the car, she started banging on doors but no one would help. that is when she lost hold of her two and four-year-old sons. >> it's a horrible story. you can't imagine a grief a parent would feel having the loss of their children. >> the mother survived. she was clinging to a post on a porch. the big storm has killed at least 37 people in the new york still area. all along the east coast 4.5 million homes and businesses still have no power this morning. and that is making the crisis even worse at the gas pumps. the outages forced a lot of gas stations to close while it's also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the gas station that are open and the wait of some of the gas stations two hours long. >>> right now it looks like wall street is responding favorably to this mornings monthly jobs report for october. rel
with sandy. the obama administration's budget take away 3% of their funds including a billion dollar cut in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of
spilled. another tough side of hurricane sandy devastated new jersey and now looting of storm damaged property was a big problem. flights are slow thely start -- slowly starting to recover and both jersey and other areas are running with limited service. >>> they are focusing on sandy and the president has a packed campaign regimen. >>> a man was shot and killed at a cell phone store. it happened at 7:00 p.m. last night at the metro pc store on the boulevard. the victim is his father who owns the store. police have not released information about the suspect. they say the shooting may have happened during a robbery attempt. [applauds] [ music ] >> pam cook could not do better, perfect way to end the night with the great tony benefit singing i left my heart in san francisco. that was a surprise appearance at the giants victory parade yesterday. it didn't take long for all of them to clear the confetti. they estimated the giants parade and the estimated hall, the giants are picking up the tab and the city is paying for the cleanup. they reworked a lot of skids to cut back on the heating
battered by super storm sandy. the president traveled to hard hit areas on wednesday and today's meeting at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york cheered this morning when the lights came back on. the number of people without power drops from 2.6 million from a high of 8 million. the storm has left 175 people dead, including 106 in the united states. >>> new york marathon will not be run tomorrow. mayor bloomberg canceled that race after mounting criticism.
on today. we would have a comment for later on today having more details. >>> first to super storm sandy, now it is slowly moving out not after bearing northeast and snow. the nor'easter has brought down more power lines and stopped computer trains again. utilities in new york and new jersey say 60,000 customers who lost pour because of sandy are back in the dark. it is another setback for people who are trying to bounce back from sandy. >> it is terrible, i am done. >> for thousands of people in coastal neighborhoods in new jersey, they were told to leave because of the potential for flooding in low-lying areas. several thousand feet were expected there. those waves were not as big but still worrisome. they are also doing a number on flights as well and airlines have canceled at least 1,300 flights to and from the metro area. fso does expect flights and jfk will be canceled today so call ahead if you are flying or expecting someone. 31 flights were canceled including connecticut and washington d.c. >>> president barack obama is back at the white house, no time to celebrate his victory.
. the unofficial death toll from super storm sandy has raise ton 66. -- risen to 66. more than 6 million people without power tonight. >> reporter: astonishing damage becoming clear today. the new jersey shore. whole neighborhoods swallowed. lock after block of shattered holmes. >> you're trying to get out out of window. it's freezing, the wind is blowing. >> reporter: national guard troops today still rescue thousands of displaced. >> they're telling us two days before power here and i lost the first floor so i got come back and dig that out. >> president obama and chris kristie met with residents. >> i don't know what to do. >> reporter: many homeowners have no flood insurance and the water remains. >> with power out like lie for days yet, gas stations rationing fuel. in manhattan traffic is move bug power is still out. officials today confirmed 110 homes there's no that downed power line fire. new jersey's seaside park -- roller coast, a similar it will of what may be the costliest storm in history. >>> new york city mayor bloomberg did the honor this morning reopening the stock exchange aft
. >>> the death toll from super storm sandy has risen to more than 100 in the united states and canada. utilities say nearly 4 million customers are still without electricity but that is down from 8.5 million at the peak. many people are still waiting for relief supplies. one forecasting company puts the insured loss from sandy at 20 billion dollars and the economic loss at 50 billion. >>> people trying to buy gasoline face really long lines in parts of new jersey and new york. take a look at this cue of cars in new jersey. authorities say more than half of all gasoline services in the new york and new jersey metro area are shut down due to power outages and storm damage. >>> the ipad minihas arrived. we are live in palo alto and will show you how many people are forking out cash to buy apple's newest gadget. >> and rosemary is up soon with details on a great weekend for the bay area. >>> also mail thieves caught on tape. how you can protect your information. >>> a 24 hour nurses strike at the hospitals in the bay area ended this morning. the nurses say they are upset over proposed cuts to sick l
the northeastern u.s. on the he'lls of hurricane sandy. that storm dropped a lot of snow in some areas. it's now lowly -- shely often -- it's now slowly moving out of the area. look at this. staten island. a nor'easter knocked out more power lines there. it also stopped commuter trains. this is a woman in new jersey, she was hoping to save more of her property destroyed. instead, she's picking out donated clothing. >> it sucks, for lack of a better way to say it -- better word. >>> there's good news, temperatures are slowly starting to rise. that snow, starting to melt this morning. >>> also, the winter storm has really messed up a lot of flights as well. airlines canceled at least 1300 flights, to and from the new york metropolitan area. sfo expected some flights from newark, j.f.k. and philadelphia to be canceled again today. if you plan to fly just call ahead first. yesterday, 31 flights were canceled, including flights to philadelphia, connecticut and washington, d.c. >>> 7:05. president obama is back in washington, d.c. this morning. still facing the challenges of a divided congress. the pr
treasure island in several hours from now. >>> another days of a superstorm sandy -- more days after superstorm sandy ravaged the east coast, some people still don't have power. there is a gore ration there. only about a fourth of stations are open. most have no power or no gasoline. in new york, 220,000 customers still don't have electricity. in new jersey, the jim is 250,000. the -- the number is 50,000. the white house plans to visit new york on thursday to review how the efforts are going. >>> and there's -- there is a scam warning about people saying they are collecting money for sandy's victims. the d.a.'s office says the scammers contact people by phone, e-mail or in person claiming to be working for reputable companies. warning signs, ask specifically for cash, pressure for donations or offer to come to your home to pick up a check. authorities say to be safe, give money directly to well- known charities such as the salvation army or the red cross. >>> a bay area video gamemaker is in the middle of a scandal involving the navy s.e.a.l.s unit 6 and government secrets. redwood
morning commute. >>> and the aftermath of sandy, we're live in the east coast on the obstacles people are now facing. ñw >>> now to our continuing coverage of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: about a million people still in new jersey without power and the temperatures getting very, very cold. but one of the roads to recovery one of those steps down that road is the fact that roads are opening into atlantic city for the first time since this storm hit. now families are getting into this area to see where they need to start. what they need to do to recover f
right now could make the hurricane sandy damage even worse. . >>> it is one week after hurricane sandy hit. it happened in low-lying areas and in new jersey that town is expect told get more than an inch of rain and rain gusts up to 55 miles per hour. that is not unusual on its own but this could create a storm surge and add to all the flooding they have had they are investigating reports of gas price gouging and some are reporting up to $30 a gallon craigslist and some are willing to pay it. they have to power their generators until conn edison can turn the power back on. they are trying to get to the polls and governor cuomo is asking them to cast ballots at any polling place they can get to. christie says voters will be allowed to cast ballots by e- mail or fax. >>> they have locked up the race and looking at when the poles close in the biggest battleground states, allison? >> pam, there are nine swing states and here are some coming in tonight. between 4 and 4:30 p.m., the first poles close between virginia, ohio and north carolina. then a 5:00 they close and by 6:00 the battlegr
. there were 355,000 new claims. that is 15,000 less than the 370,000 estimate. many say superstorm sandy could push unemployment applications higher and that is typical after a large hurricane. >>> school teacher won a award and now in line for national recognition as well. she teaches 7th grade english. named one of 5 california teachers. the incident said she is an innovative teacher, she has her students write down their own daily learning targets and she is a contender for national teacher of the year. >>> today we are seeing rain in the bay area as our chief meteorologist bill martin said yesterday. >> scattered showers and snow on the higher elevations of the bay area. but the big thing right now, how cool it is. temperatures last couple days, warm, records a couple days ago and now temperatures are in the 50s. the rain and the snow. we are seeing it on the higher elevations. check it out. the white area is snow. snow in there foothills. blue canyon. 4-inches there. showers moving on shore towards san francisco now and half moon bay. scattered showers. that is the deal. cold storm. this
many people but he's fallen so very short. >> reporter: some analyst say super storm sandy gives the president a boost leading into election day but only voters have the final say whether we will be seeing a repeat of 2008 in chicago tomorrow night. all right and another busy busy day for the president today and for mitt romney. but the president today he will start out we know in wisconsin. he will also be in ohio and then he will be in iowa. mitt romney also circling the battleground states including florida and virginia. back to you brian. >> republican presidential nominee mitt romney has a packed schedule today as he makes his final push in several battleground states. mitt romney will attend rallies in four states. coming up at 5:42 we will go live to boston where romney will spend election day. >>> right now it's 4:47. we want to check in on bay area traffic on this monday morning. sal, doesn't it feel like you got a lot more sleep with that extra hour? >> an extra hour for people in our business? gold. it's gold. so this morning i'm feeling a little good. that is good. >>
of super storm sandy, we are getting pictures of the extent of the damage on the jersey shore. this is seaside heights. the olympic ocean swept over the barrier island tearing apart homes and leaving behind tons of sand. crews are now working to cap hundreds of ruptured lines hoping to avoid another disaster. the number of power outages has been cut in half but tonight more than 100 million customers remain without power in the east toll. the death toll has now climbed to 90. the road to recovery is just beginning for some. craig boswell has the latest. >> reporter: about a million people still in new jersey without power and the temperatures getting very, very cold. but one of the roads to recovery one of those steps down that road is the fact that roads are opening into atlantic city for the first time since this storm hit. now families are getting into this area to see where they need to start. what they need to do to recover from hurricane sandy. >> this is the time when families are really living in hardship. >> reporter: andrew cuomo is letting people know that roads wil
but still remains high because of the impact of superstorm sandy. two weeks ago, superstorm sandy pushed applications to an 18- month high because the storm caused temporary layoffs in construction, hotel work, restaurants and other industries. >>> a new survey finds u.s. consumer confidence has now soared to its highest level in five years. the university of michigan's consumer sentiment index rose .1% this month to 82.7%. 30% of consumers are also optimistic that the unemployment rate will fall over the next twelve months. but many expressed concerns about the looming fiscal cliff that includes tax heights and spending cuts that are set to hit january 1 if congress fails to act. >>> and the dow is up 48 points. the s&p rose 3. >>> a cease fire agreement has for now quieted the violence in the israel-palestinian conflict. rita is live in our newsroom now where heartbreaking stories just continue to pour in. >> reporter: that's right, gasia. there was a cease fire and a feeling of relief today on both sides of the gaza-israel border. with strong backing from the united states, the deal
. >>> it is going into the books, the new bay area effort to help the victims of sandy. ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> welcome to a brand-new day t- the first day of november, i am dave clark. >> and i am pam cook. let's check in with steve paulson. very mild conditions you too, we are near 50 degrees for some. it is even raining in tahoe and i would say from oakland to santa clara, otherwise highs in the 60s. >>> obviously wet weather is going to make the commute little tougher -- a little tougher this thursday. it is 880 westbound and it is getting crowded as we move through emoryville, 6:01 let's go back to the desk. >>> we have tough truck driving conditions after the wet weather overnight. we are in san leandro where a driver was arrested after crashing into a power powell, tara? >> reporter: the chp says he has crashed into a power pole and the wires go right through the tree there. down at the bottom you can see it snapped off at the base and this will take a long time to fix. also wires are snagged along the street here cutting often electricity to sam of this. the suspect drove
new storm where people are recovering sandy. >>> police have shut things down after they found a bomb, we will tell you how they stumbled upon it and who is now in custody. >>> traffic is slow in the sun any veil -- sunny veil area, we will have more on your traffic report straight ahead. . >>> all right, welcome back, good morning to you, here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following at 6:44, we have hundreds of hotel guests back in burlingame following a carbon-monoxide fleeing fso. they have traced it to a bad boiler and have shut it off. >>> they are investigating the claims of a woman who said she was kidnapped. she was kidnapped from a parking lot from walnut creek and was taken to the remote part of oakland hills. we are right in the middle of the par gone outlets in livermore. the grand opening is set for 10:00 this morning and in fact police in livermore are warning about traffic delays. they are expecting shoppers to flock to this new outlet mall. >>> we are continuing follow that powerful winter storm which is battering the east coast and we want to take
sandy. . >>> oakland merchants rolled out the red carpet for shoppers in their annual kickoff to the holiday season. > >> piedmont and 41st street dozens of merchants from 40 neighborhood shopping districts turned up, hoping to lure holiday shoppers to oakland. the mayor made a personal plea for people to check out oakland and spend their holiday dollars >> when you buy in oakland, you are investing in the city. this is a city that has done a good job investing. >> reporter: the mayor encouraged shoppers to buy gift cards, that can be spent at 50 independent shops and restaurants in oakland. >> people who burn the midnight hill could be putting themselves attrist be, not just because of lack of sleep. chronic explore sure to artificial light lead to depression in animals. scientists claim a stress hormone triggered by long-term use of lamps, computers on even i pads or other tablets. >>> members of congress heard testimony about the deadly outbreak of fungal menengitis. among those, the president of the company that produced the contaminated shots and the widow of a victim --
. >>> giving thanks after losing almost everything, how a community devastated by superstorm sandy is coming together this holiday. >>> grateful for great friends and family and taking an amazing vacation on thanksgiving. news chopper 2 over the paragon outlets. opened the doors 30 minutes ago. we showed you a picture of this a couple minutes ago and it was crowded but not this crowded. you can see even more cars there on interstate 580 and taken the off ramp to the mall and folks trying to get good deals. the helicopter pans over there. the line just keeps going and going and going. it is going to take some of these folk forever just to get to the parking lot. again, it looks like it will be a long night but hopefully they will get great deals and worth it. happening at the new paragon outlets popular since they opened in liver more. >> nasa scieientists say it is discovery that will change the book on mars. the rover made the discovery and john faller says what it may have found and why the announcement has been delayed. >>> after spacecraft's nail biting landing curiosity scientist will m
call for five boaters. >> and another issue to add to the growing list of concerns for sandy victims. what homeowners saying about the devastation. >> and a live look outside at the golden gate bridge on a saturday morning. we are watching in marin, southbound 101, a few lanes closed because of the accident earlier this morning. we will let you know how that's going as we move along. . >>> good morning to you. wow, what a beautiful shot. mostly clear skies, around the bay area. little bit of patchy fog. another good-looking day in store. >> family, friends and fans, are mourning the death of a legendary tv actor. he is probably best remembered as jr in the long running show dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of jennie. he died in a dallas hospital yesterday of complications a battle with cancer. he was 81 years old. >> an alabama sheriff's department is dealing a tragic loss. officials say one of the deputies was killed and another critically injured during a shoot out in baldwin. the deputies were responding to a family dispute when a man in the home started shooting at th
and catch her. >> the effects of superstorm sandy could be felt by travelers headed to the east coast for the holiday. the crunch that storm has created nearly a month after it hit. >> the ktvu ipad app is ready to download so you take channel 2 with you for the holiday. drive time traffic, bay area weather and video of breaking news any time anywhere. q >>> freemont police are asking for your help in find ago woman who stole a package and some food off someone's front porch. this video caught the theft about 1:00 p.m. last saturday at a home on meyer park circle. 20 minutes after ups made a delivery that woman walked right up and took the package. she took a bag of canned goods left out for a charity drive. police have posted this video on youtube to try to catch her. freemont investigators say this is actually the first time they've used youtube to ask for the public's help in solve a crime. >> there's a new warning on a story we first reported back in may about the small colorful laundry detergent packets. some of the chemicals are toxic and need to be kept away from children. this
far. before thought, it was hurricane sandy. >>> looks like the volume of black friday purchases impressed investors. the dow jones, s&p and nasdaq were all up. >>> a tough day for more than a dozen residents and two injured firefighters. we'll tell you what's being done for all of them today. >> after tonight, you might be sick of the turkey dinner, but i'll tell you why st. mary's is giving thanks over, and over, and over again. >>> a devastating fire in san jose has left 18 people looking for a place to stay, and more than one firefighter was injured. we have new information about the firefighters who got hurt. >> reporter: firefighters and residents all trying to recover tonight. some displaced residents told me they are staying with family and friends. others plan to ask the red cross here in san jose for help. >> reporter: today cleanion is underway. damage is being assessed, and injuries being treated after a fire roared through a san jose town house on thanksgiving night. firefighters rushed to the complex on willow leaf drive around 8:30, after reports of a fast. sprea
:05. east coast elected officials are hoping the super storm sandy won't keep voters from the polls despite all of the power outages back there. chris christie says voters will be able to cast traditional paper ballots. even in the polling stations that lost power. new jersey voters that have been displaced by the big storm they'll have an option of faxing and i mailing in their ballots. voters in some new york counties can get an extra day to vote if the turnout falls below 25% due to the storm. >> you're all going to vote old school. that's the way it is. you will vote paper ballot. it will take us longer to count but everyone will have their opportunity to vote. >> we've got to make sure everybody can vote. >> voters in new york city may have a really hard time casting a ballot. polling locations in all fife of the new york city burros have been relocated or combined as a result of that big storm. >>> also new this morning a small earthquake hit a part of new jersey still recovering from super storm sandy. it was a magnitude 2.0 quake. it was centered in ringwood new jersey which is stil
to recover from superstorm sandy with less than 2 million people without power. but election officials will not keep voters from the polls tomorrow governor christie says voters will be able to kat additional -- to cast additional ballots reform. >>> it's back to school and work for millions of people in new york and new jersey for the first time since the storm hit. it's still a difficult commute by car with gas in short supply. this is the way traffic looked at the lincoln ton. there are more than 400 possible cases of prows gouging. a loaf of bread -- price gouging. a loaf of bread -- a love of bread $7. >>> rosemary will be back in six minutes. >>> new video just in as we follow a story we first brought you yesterday. the dramatic water masu of a family including some young children. >>> the red cross is helping a san leandro company find shelter after a fire. firefighters rushed to the home around 8:0 last night. investigators -- 8:30 last night. investigators say it's not clear how the fire started. >>> contra costa county car investigators are searching for an arsonist after a
,000. the number remains higher than normally expected and that is because of super storm sandy. 410,000 americans filed for jobless benefits last week. economists expected the number to be higher. they say the fallout from the super storm will continue to distort those numbers for possibly several more weeks. now there are reports of two separate government investigations of accounting problems at hewlett packard british software unit. they discovered an accounting irregularities when they were doing reporting yesterday. hp is not commenting on reports that the fbi are looking into the issue. >>> three robbery suspects arrested in the east bay thanks to high-tech help. how the stolen items led police right to the suspects. >>> and shattering a college basketball record. how many points one player scored in a game. plus the other achievements that really stunned the pros. >>> tracking software on cell phones helped oakland police arrest three suspects in connection with two armed robberies. the suspects demanded a woman's cell phone at gunpoint monday night on webster street and then robbed a diff
of the house john boehner. >>> there is heartbreak for a n family torn apart by sandy. the bodies of two young boys were found in the marsh. coming up the mother says no one answered about her calls for help. >>> well, today is the day many apple fans have been waiting for. delivery of the knew ipad mini. u.s. apple stores will deliver them to people who placed early orders. many placed last week. it's a little more expensive than many expected with a starting price of $329. >>ll ght looks like i might get one. >> i think everyone in my house wants one. >>> let's go see what the roads are like. sal, how does it look? >> on friday it always looks better. doesn't it? >> yeah. >> it does look a little better. it's doing pretty well as you drive around the bay area. it looks very nice. heading out to the mccarthur maze and continuing out to an uncrowded bay bridge toll plaza. trying to get into san francisco it looks pretty good. no major problems on the lower deck. on the upper deck is where most people go. this is northbound 280 right now traffic is moving along very nice. let's go to steve. >>>
because of super storm sandy are about to get shorter. governor chris christie today ordered odd, even gas rationing tomorrow in new jersey. more than half of the state's gas stations closed because of the power outages or because they had no gas. as you can imagine waiting in those long lines sometimes for hours has frayed a lot of nerves. >> more help is on the way for the northeast tonight. dozens of pg & i workers have headed to long island. one worker said he's glad for help because some day california may need a favor in return. john fowler reports on the add -- additional groups in california and what they will find. >> reporter: 50 workers flew out today, 50 more tomorrow totaling 250 workers and 100 trucks that as yet another storm bears down on the devastated east coast. >> there's still about 150 million people without power. >> reporter: new york staten island hit exceptionally hard. four days without gasoline or electricity. >> you're going to die, you don't understand you have to get your truck here on this corner, now. >> reporter: i reached pg & e trucks, they said that the
:11. one week after sandy why east coast residents have to evacuate again. and the extreme measures being taken to make sure people dealing with sandy's aftermath can get out and vote. >> a controversial idea what california state university isproposing that made the students just furious. >>> lots of sunshine and it will be nice but not as warm as yesterday but way above average on temps and big changes start tomorrow. but maybe one more day of a couple record highs. >> thank you, steve. >>> one week after sandy devastated many seaside towns in new jersey, some people are being told to evacuate again. the office of emergency management is ordered people living in low lying areas in brick township new jersey to evacuate ahead of an approaching nor'easter. the town is expected to see more than an inch of rain and wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour during the storm. that alone is not unusual. but it could create a storm surge and add to the flooding. >>> turnout for the election has been heavy even in locations that saw heavy damage from super storm sandy. here you can see people long lines
. >>> super storm sandy maybe reason for a spike in crime. >>> we will tell you more about problems in 580 on livermore valley. yummy, scrumptious bars. hmm? maybe. rich chocolate chips... i just wanted you to eat more fiber. chewy, oatie, gooeyness... and, and...and then the awards started coming in, and i became addicted to the fame. topped with chocolaty drizzle... and fraudulence. i'm in deep, babe. you certainly are. [ male announcer ] fiber one. fiber beyond recognition. . >>> good morning ,it is going to be sunny and warmer high #0s to near 07. >>> here is a quick look at some of the top stories we are following, we have breaking news coming out of daily city. it is forcing many to evacuate right now. it is happening in the area filling a four block area and again this is in daily city. we will bring you more details as we get more information. >>> antigen allan -- and general allan, he is now under an investigation for an inappropriate relationship with jill kelly. he sparked that investigation into general david petraeus and his biographer. and marine is now dead after a police sh
. >>> what superstorm sandy victims discovered after returning home from the thanksgiving holiday. >> and signs of a fiscal compromise as a prominent lawmakers says he will consider a cap on taxes. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out loud. we know how long a minute is! sitting, waiting for an album to download. i still have back problems. you're only 14 and a half. he doesn't have back problems. you kids have got it too good if you ask me. [ male announcer ] now u-verse high speed internet has more speed options, reliability and ways to connect. rethink possible. >>> oakland police tonight are trying to quail a spike in gun violence. four people have been shot and killed in just the past 24 hours. >> reporter: gunfire, flashing lights and homicide investigators that's what folks in this alan dale in east oakland woke up to just about 6:00 this morning. >> seemed l
in the latest polls. >>> election officials say they are hopeful super storm sandy won't keep the voters from the polls despite wide spread power outages. in new jersey governor chris christie will be able to cast paper ballots. they will also have the option of faxing or e-mailing their ballots. voters in some new york counties could get an extra day to cast ballots if turnout falls below 24%. >> you will all vote old school. you will vote paper ballot. which means we'll take it a little longer to count but everyone will have their opportunity to count. >> we will do whatever we can. we have got to make sure everybody can vote. >> voters in new york could have an especially tough time casting a ballot. polling locations have been relocated or combined due to the storm. >>> time now almost 5:06. new this morning a small earthquake in a part of new jersey still recovering from the super storm. it was a magnitude 2.0 quake centered in ringwood new jersey. they are still dealing with down trees and power outages. now wile the quake didn't cause any damage, some people heard a loud woman woman -
. >>> two more planes are joining the relief effort to help victims of superstorm sandy. ktvu's ken pritchett joins us live with how they will help. ken? >> reporter: the air force will do what it does best and that is move an incredible amount of equipment in a matter of hours. >> the large cargo planes that make the effort possible but it is the men and women who will do the real work. >> we have active duty, reserve, and we have family members. >> reporter: he says this c-17 plane is just one of two launched today at 2:00 a.m. the largest plane, the c5 was loaded up with equipment and 30 personnel to help. at march air force base, they will join planes that will be loaded up with 600 tons of supplies to support relief efforts on the east coast. including 60 vehicles from southern california edison. >> they will move equipment and personnel to new york that will allow us to turn the light switch on for the east coast. >> reporter: some or all of these planes were scheduled to arrive on the east coast today but we haven't received a confirmation that they have arrived. the mission
following hurricane sandy. today, national guard troops searched house by house on long beach island, new jersey, they are searching for survivors and victims of the storm. residents may not be allowed to return to salvage belongings until next week. three million customers remain without power. >>> in new york city, long lines formed at the few gas stations in manhattan that have both power and gasoline. the energy department says they will bring in fuel supplies tomorrow. on the political front, california senator, barbara boxer pointed out romney once called for cuts to the federal emergency management agency. >> as aination there are some responsibilities you can not short change or outsource. disaster relief is one of these. >> another controversy following the storm has been settled. today, new york mayor michael blockberg canceled the new york marathon saying it will distract attention. they said the race will go on to give people something to cheer about. >>> a earthquake hit after 2:00 a.m. northeast of the island of mendono. the quake was at a depth of 24 miles. >>> u.s. postal
is preparing for another big storm, even as the region works to recover from sandy. a nor'easter could hit midweek causing more beach erosion, flooding and rain. thousands of homes are still without power in new york city where temperatures are expected to drop in the 20s overnight. >> people are in homes that are uninhabitable. it and that will become increasingly evident when the power and heat don't go on. >>> seven people including four children are safe after being rescued from a capsized vote in marin county. >> they used a saw to rescued he cue two kids right there. they were trapped more 90 minutes in that upsite down boat. a helicopter rescued two other children and -- their both overturned near the bay yesterday afternoon. no one was wearing a life jacket. so everyone is lucky to be alive. >> thank god the kids got away alive. >> one adult suffered from mine off injuries. still not clear -- minor injuries. still not clear why it flipped over. >>> we want to check in with sal. >> it's a little bit busier today. we have an accident west 80 as you drive through richmond. we've had s
'easter after superstorm sandy. cars with even numbered license plates can fill up on even numbered days and odd plates on odd days. power outages still persist. >> they told us it was going to be maybe thanksgiving. so, you know, it's very rotator -- very rough. >> he says power companies are working slowly, and he wants them investigated. many still do not have power. if you are flying today you might want to check with the airline ahead of time. there were storm related cancellations yesterday, much fewer than the day before though. most were from jfk in new york, new ark in new jersey. >>> people who live in treasure islands may have to deal with power outages for a while longer. the power has gone out an average of once a week for four hours at a time. that's according to a report filed with the cities cup. the city's utilities commission says there's no permanent commission until the islands are turned over to the city and developed. however, that may not happen for several years. >>> seven members of navy seal team 6 after the military says they disclosed classified information to electro
, east coast areas still recovering from super storm sandy have another issue to deal with. new york residents say curious gawkers have been cruising streets and cars. some of the onlookers are even taking pictures. it's not sitting well with residents. many are still having to clean up the damage. the head of the power company that serves new york long island says he understands the frustration is about 75,000 homes and businesses are still without power. he says the storm was much worse than expected. it's unsafe to reconnect 55,000 homes and businesses. some angry taking to the streets to protest. 14,000 new jersey residents are without electricity. >>> dianne feinstein says it hit her like a lightning bolt when cia director david petraeus suddenly resigned because of an extramarital area. coming up at 7:15, how the fbi found out about the anare and the questions being asked about the timing of the fbi's revelation. >>> chevron's plans to fix the damaged refinery in richmond is not connected to have a major impact on reducing pollution levels. a corroded pipe was the cause. the "c
follows three straight months of gain. superstorm sandy had both positive and negative effects on the sales. boosting sales at some stores as people stock up on supplies and hurting auto sales. >>> today -- lock up periods in august and october. it's the largest release that facebook share since the company's initial public offering back in may. investors reacted positively. facebook stock ended the day up 16%, the state auctioned off dozens of cars, trucks and trailers today in davis. a chopping block, once a, a dump truck and a bathroom on wheels. it's the third auction since governor brown ordered the sale of nonessential vehicles. so far, the state's made more than a million dollars on the sales. the auction's scheduled to be held on the second monday of the month until the vehicles are gone. >>> a group of san franciscoans -- filed a federal law suit in an everett to stop the ban. about a dozen people. saying the takes away their freedom of expression. supervisors are scheduled it vote on the ordinance next tuesday, the proposed ban does allow a lot some public nudity at f
is still trying to recover from super storm sandy. you can see the president there walking across the tarmac, waving to people there. the president is about to fly to jfk airport in new york city. he's expected to get there in about an hour. flying directly out of air force one, and traveling to staten island, an area hit hard by the super storm sandy. the president plans to survey the damage from super storm sandy and the recent nor'easter, he will meet with families affected by the storms, like he did two weeks ago in new jersey, where these pictures are from. governor cuomo said he will ask for $30 billion in federal aid. and people are still without power after two and a half weeks. >>> the fda has reports of 13 deaths that could be linked to a caffeinated energy drink. the fda says there is no evidence linking five hour energy drinks to the deaths, but in each case, it is cited for possible involvement. and the fda continues to very long. the maker says the drink is safe when used as directed. >>> new this morning, bp has reached a settlement over the gulf oil spill. it's the
this morning visited the area of new york recoverying from sandy. mr.obama toured a fema center and talked with people who lost homes and loved once, he said fema will handle the recover with but there is a much longer rebuilding project ahead. >> i was speaking on behalf of the country when i said we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >>> so i am going to come back today but i am also going to be coming back in the future to make sure that we have followed through on that commitment. >> mr. obama announced that hud secretary sean donovan will be the federal government's point person for coordinating the rebuilding efforts in new york and new jersey. >>> parents in san jose are shocked a registered sex offender was allowed at their children's school. we will tell you why he was not arrested and more on the sheriff's investigation. >> mark tamayo will let us know when we will see rain today and he will have specifics on when the main event will arrive in your neighborhood. >>> also ktvu talk wed i talked with the highway patrol on the chase that left a pa
president biden says he will make sure the jersey shore is restored. telling super sandy storm victims says he -- says they have a home boy theta gets it. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy in the deal who gets it. >> the vice president grew up in the region and spent summers on the shore as a child. some insist he was calling president obama a home boy and that the term was a racial confrontation. >>> people in the bay area took a moment to remember victims of america's worse mass suicide. a somber ceremony was held to mark the anniversary of the jonestown massacre. on november 18th, 1978 jim jones desserted his temple to bring his followers to diana and drink cyanide laced kool- aid. more than 900 people died including children. mourners covered up the part of the cemetery memorial that displays the name of jim jones. >>> time now 4:51. it has been 24 years since the hayward girl vanished. the gathering being held to remember makayla garrett. >>> oakland based program getting a prestigious white house award from a few hours from now. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channe
hurricane sandy victims will soon be demolished. the building department has been red tagging homes that have so much damage, they must be torn down. people are saving what they can before the homes are bulldozed. since many victims are living with family and friends, authorities are struggling to find them to tell them the bad news. >>> good afternoon to you. a fairly nice day outside our doors. most of us will remain dry through your monday. give august live look across the bay, we do have a mix of clouds out there. partly sunny to mostly sunny across the region. over the north bay, partly sunny to mostly cloudy, and it is over the north bay. santa rosa north where we could see perhaps a sprinkle. of rest of us will remain dry. our temperatures anywhere from 3 to 6 degrees warmer than that we were. stormtracker2 here showing you plenty of gray out there in most cases but not too bad. some of these clouds are high clouds so we're getting some of that soft sunlight overhead. stormtracker2 here now the proximity to this storm here that will bring light scattered showers over northern
of families who have been hurt by sandy back there, they have front row seats for the parade, but just want to take you there live, and we'll check back later on. >>> it is 7:16. u.s. soldiers in afghanistan celebrated the thanksgiving holiday with a traditional turkey meal, and a game of rugby. about 60,000 u.s. troops are in afghanistan. spending thanksgiving away from their families, for many, this will be the last thanksgiving they're deployed in that country. >> this is the first thanksgiving game we've done, so we're excited about t we have a lot of participation from folks that normally don't play. so -- >> notice he's wearing a jets jersey they were doe natured by the jets -- donated by the jets. almost all troops are scheduled to withdraw by the end of 2014 when afghan forces will take over security. >>> woman from sacramento county is giving back in a big way. helping americans soldiers over seas. >> lot of toothbrushes, toothpaste. >> (has a son, serving now in afghanistan. he told her that the troops need things like baby wipes, and socks. she decided to collect the items for ch
of manhattan at the annual macy's parade. >>> victims of super storm sandy were among those with front row seats at the annual macy's thanksgiving day parade. [ music ] >> the event attracted more than 3 million people to check out colorful float, giant balloons, marching bands and other performers, some camped out to get a good spot but macy's gave 5000 prime spots to the victims of the storm and after the stormy weather relm it is as you can see sunny, over 50 degrees there in new york city. in addition to people along the parade route 50 million people watched the festivities on tv. >>> a thanksgiving tradition that has nothing to do with turkey begins today. the san francisco auto shop is at mosconi stir that features 800 cars and you will have a chance to drive 40 of those cars, it is the first time that opportunity has been offered. the show runs through monday. >>> we have posted more details about the show on our website. go to ktvu.com and look under hot topics for the web links section. >>> muni riders will soon be able to find out about delays on their route by checking their s
ocean by super storm sandy may live on a tourist attraction. seaside heights mayor says the decision hasn't been made whether to tear down that roller coaster. the coast guard is look into whether it's stable enough to stay in the sea. he believes tourists will flock to see it. demolition crews have already removed the town's damaged board walk. >>> holiday violence in marin county overnight. gunfire erupts outside of a san rafael nightclub. >>> also black friday has finally arrived. this is a live look at the crowds outside the westfield shopping mall in san francisco. the doors open in just minutes. w >>> black friday shoppers
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